WATSON, Daniel (c.1617-83), of The Nether Hall, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Apr. - 27 June 1660

Family and Education

b. c.1617, 2nd s. of Henry Watson (d.1635), tanner, of Burton-upon-Trent by Anne Wardle. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. matric. 10 Apr. 1635, aged 18; G. Inn 1637, called 1645, ancient 1658. m. c.1650, Rebecca, da. of Edward Villiers of Hanbury, Staffs., 2s. (1 d.v.p.) 2da.1

Offices Held

Capt. of horse (parliamentary) c.1643-6.2

J.p. Staffs. 1649-July 1660, 1668-d.; commr. for assessment, Staffs, and Lichfield 1650-2, 1657, Staffs. Jan. 1660, 1661-80, Lichfield Aug. 1660-1, 1673-4, poor prisoners, Staffs, and Lichfield 1653, security, Staffs. 1655-6, sequestrations, Staffs. 1659, militia 1659, Mar. 1660; recorder, Newcastle-under-Lyme Nov. 1660-d.; steward, Lichfield by 1663-d., com